Registration rates increase Friday, December 1, for the 2024 TASA Midwinter Conference, to be held in Austin January 28-31. Register by that date to secure the lowest rate. There’s still plenty of time to secure housing within the Midwinter room block; the housing reservation deadline is December 19.
The November/December issue of Texas School Business, published by TASA, highlights 2023 Superintendent of the Year, Martha Salazar-Zamora of Tomball ISD. It also features the superintendent of the year finalists along with the 2023 Outstanding Board, Corsicana ISD, and the other 2023 honor boards. The issue includes a highlight on TSPRA 2023 Key Communicator Brian Woods of TASA, and a photo feature highlight from txEDCON23. Plus, don’t miss your favorite columns by Jim Walsh and Riney Jordan, plenty of Who’s News, and more.
The fall issue of TASA’s Insight celebrates the 2024 Texas Teacher of the Year winners and finalists: Teacher of the Year Taniece Thompson-Smith, Secondary Teacher of the Year Naveen Cunha, and finalists Isela Russell, Genesis Yougas, Schrundagale Griffith, and Cynthia Hopkins. It also features a Q&A with TASA’s new Deputy Executive Director of Advocacy Brian Woods focusing on TASA’s grassroots advocacy initiative. TASA’s newest executive superintendent, Doug Williams, is profiled, along with more of TASA’s “Inspiring Leaders.” The latest “Higher Education” column by Yanira Oliveras of UT-Tyler focuses on the importance of instructional coaching, while a “Tech Take” from several TETL Next Digital Shift Committee Members details the National Data Privacy Agreement. And Darryl Henson of Marlin ISD shares his tips for leading a school turnaround in the “Leadership Perspectives” column.
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TASA, which facilitates the Texas Teacher of the Year program, has named Texas’ top teachers for 2024. Taniece Thompson-Smith, a fifth-grade science teacher at Abilene ISD’s Stafford Elementary, was named the 2024 Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year. Naveen Cunha,...
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